Swap-bot Time: December 1, 2021 2:16 pm


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: December 1, 2021
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States

Favorite Music

Love Most Any Country Western Music- I love to Sing Hymns right from the Hymnal. Not too much into modern Christian Music ( I will listen to some ) ..There is a lot of meaning in the old Hymns... Instrumental-Guitar, Piano, Dulcimer, Folk Music, Listen to mostly Country Radio while in Car... ..My Aunt just gave me one of her Dulcimers so now I will learn to play( sept 2019).. also love some new Age and nature sounds..

Favorite Books

Mostly Fiction- Books about: Amish Life, Cook books, Old West, American Indians, Paperback Historical Romances, poetry, Gardening, Bread Baking, any Crafts- Crochet, Quilting. Paper Crafts, DIY -- Christian Fiction, Old Devotionals, Thrift Store Books, HomeSteading. Getting so Large Print is much easier to Read..

Favorite Movies

Hallmark Movies, Old Westerns, ...Martial Arts, History, Family Type Movies. Firestick with Amazon..to watch movies too.

Favorite Television

Just got rid of Satellite Dish..Our son got us FireStick from Amazon to watch lots of free digital programing.


Check out Rug Mugs or Potholders on Pinterest Oh MY could look on there for hours..

Crochet, Quilting ( I am a Wannabe), Sewing, Card making. Farm House style, Prim Style, Bookmark making, a little Painting..Pen and Ink... Love Decoupage

Wishing for:

Pieces of old Lace or crocheted edgings, Doilies, ,
Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , Unique/Vintage Buttons, Small Scraps of Quilting Fabric at least 4 inches Square, Different kinds of Twine and Cording Raffia, Hemp, Jute, Vintage Labels -- Easy Crochet Pattern instructions,....Small Leather scraps, .. Love Anything Hand Made by You

Like to do/Collect

We have 40+ Blueberry Bushes as well as other Berries. Weeds come Free - LOL ~ Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening,
I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. Sourdough Bread, Rye bread, Clover Leaf Rolls... "Did I forget to tell you that I make Home made Cheesecake"

, I collect Wood Picnic Baskets ( great for storage of other stuff I collect like the Doilies), old Children's Grade School Readers and other Books that catch my eye at yard sales etc., Old household Linens - Old Calendar dishtowels, doilies, dresser scarves with crocheted edgings, Hand made wood crafts- We have a hand carved wood hay fork. and big Carved Wooden Spoons . and Wood Saw. Vintage Kitchen tools and Rolling pins. and antique early American furniture. New or Vintage Postcards from your State Love Yard and Estate sales, Auctions..., Flea Markets, Thrift Stores, I found some 5 More pieces of Pottery at an Antique Store-this summer that have Blueberries on them. 2/27/2021 found 2 more pottery pieces with Blueberries and Strawberries...

About Me

Saturday July 31, 2021-- I was Blessed with another Granddaughter: Ellery Grace... all 9lb 2oz - cute gal.. As of Sunday August 2, 2020 I have a Wonderful New Daughter in Law - Claire and a New Granddaughter Maddy (age 9), All part of my Son Adam's Family with his Sons Hayden and Austin.

I have 3 sons, Justin (41), Adam (36), Zach (32) -- Husband Bill is 70 and Retired. He was a Tool & Die Maker and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. (and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! and he is an elected Township Trustee. I now have 5 Grandchildren- 2 grandsons ,(15,12) and 3 Granddaughters age 12- she is into 4-H and Tennis Lessons and Horseback riding . and Maddy age 9 who plays softball and likes Unicorns. and is taking Dance lessons too. and my new Granddaughter Ellery.

I drink mostly Water and Green Tea- Love this made into Sun Tea ! ! , Irish Breakfast Tea, White Tea, Herbal Tea, Love Raspberry, Blueberry, Blackberry, Peach, other similar Fruity Teas, , don't care for the Strong Flavor of black teas or the Orange Spicy ones Still love a Cold Glass of milk with Ice ! ! and who can pass up Ice cream ? or a Rootbeer Float? Or a tall glass of Vernors' Gingerale.

NON SMOKER Please do not send me swap items that smell like Cigarette Smoke

RECYCLE What ever I can.... you will see that I recycle Food Boxes into packages for Swaps..( Cake mix, Brownie, Cereal, Cracker)

Raised on a Farm, Nature Lover, Wildflowers, Wildlife...Gardening. Bird Feeders go up for the Winter. like the outdoors when I am not at work. But I sunburn easily.

I like the Darker Blues like navy, Blue Denim colors, Jewel tones, Not really into pinks or Yellow to wear, but finding I am liking shades of Purple, Violet, Plum. lavender, lilac.

I love the look and feel of Natural woods. Oak and other grained woods. + old Barn wood. and Stone and Brick. Beach Glass and Drift Wood.

sort of independent, sometimes conservative, prefer to stay out of the lead or limelight....
I don't Care for People who don't have COMMON SENSE or know how to use it... or Swappers who can't follow the Swap Requirements I am 67 yr old.

Always look Forward to receiving a Note or Letter you have Written to me included in the Card or package.. Love Reading about YOU , your family, Your Day, what you are Reading or watching on TV or Movies....

My Work... and Education

I work for Comfort Keepers. Non-Medical In-Home Care for Seniors... I have been with this company for 17yrs. as of Sept.2021.

I worked almost 9 yrs in a Nursing/Rehab Home in the Activity Dept. / Recreational Activities with Residents. I was a State Tested Nursing Assistant (License with State of Ohio-since 1996- 9/2020, and attended a Wonderful Seminar in Dublin, Ohio as well as in Cleveland, Ohio..for Alzheimer's Patients and Music.

Where I Have Been....

Pennsylvania, New York State, Maryland, Colorado, Oklahoma, Four Corners Area out West, Washington DC area, Family Cottage on Middle Bass Island, Ohio,-- Arkansas, I have been to Bogota, Columbia SA, Texas and the New England States. 2017 went to Frankenmuth, Michigan ( Bavarian Style Town)

.Would like to go visit the Alaska and Washington State and Oregon . maybe the Dakotas .... Maybe Florida to see the Orange Trees.. also would like to visit Ireland and Scotland and Australia. my bucket wish list

Rating.and Flakers

October 16,2021 -- I will try to Rate you same day/next day that I Receive the Swap in the mail... I will always put my Swap-bot name and the name of the Swap on/in my package or Envelope**.
I love Hosting Swaps and try to make them interesting...and I check Your Ratings and Comments before Assigning Partners

"NOTE: I rate according to the criteria set for the Swap, so please follow it. I will PM you...

If you are going to be late, please let me know. I am very Understanding IF YOU Communicate with me BEFORE the Due Date.

If You do Not Contact me, I will not contact you before I rate. Also, I will not be Pressured into giving you a better rating just because you send Extras, so please don't try.".

If there is a Problem with anything I have sent you for a Swap - Please PM me ...before Commenting and I will contact you likewise

I have been Very Pleased with all of my Swaps and Thank You for the Wonderful Ratings and Hearts. and for the new Friends I have Made... ! ! ! I love Hosting Swaps too..


Comment: Thanks Jean for the lovely stocking. I will open on Christmas!
Response: So glad it arrived Safely ! ! Hope you enjoy what I stuffed the stocking with... Thank you for the kind heart and the 5...
yvonne401 rated for PS ~ Christmas Recipe Swap on Nov 27, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the yummy recipes and the recipe cards! The banana bread sounds especially yummy!
Response: Love recipes ! ! Thank you for the Heart ! ! !
DragonflyDaisy rated for Pocket Tags on Nov 22, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the fun pocket tags and for joining my swap. Have a Happy Thanksgiving! ☺
Artistic rated for Hymns, Praise Songs & Sacred Music on Nov 21, 2021
Comment: I enjoyed reading Louisa Stead's history. What struck me as I was reading that this hymn and so many others were written in response to a tragedy or personal crisis. Both of the additional hymns I mentioned in my mailing to you had this sort of nexus. Thanks for joining the swap.
laterdayze rated for RAKS ~ October on Nov 2, 2021
Comment: Thank you for all the items you sent, especially the Amish Soup cookbook :)
Response: You are Welcome ! ! Thank you for the Heart.. Hope you can use everything I sent?
Comment: I love the dishcloth you sent me! Adding in the scrubby yarn was a great idea, and the colors were perfect!
Response: Got new Keyboard so now I can really type Thank you for the Heart with out skipping letters... Glad you liked it..! !
AZmom875 rated for G.I.F.T. ~ Faith Sister ~ October on Oct 23, 2021
Comment: You have been a super sweet and faithful sister. Thank you
Response: Sent the next envie on10/25. Thank you for the Heart.
Comment: What a grab bag of goodies. Thank you. Happy Swapping.
Response: Thank you for the Heart..
fortannam rated for Chunk O Cardboard - October 2021 on Oct 16, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the great postcard!
Response: Thank you for the Heart.
bluerose3 rated for PS - Halloween Card on Oct 16, 2021
Comment: Thank you. The jokes were funny :)
Response: Thank you forthe Heart.
Conni59 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - October 2021 on Oct 16, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the awesome chunk. I really enjoyed reading a bit about you. Seems we have much in common!
Response: Thank you for the Heart !!!
jeka396 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - October 2021 on Oct 15, 2021
Comment: Thanks for this chunk! The red and purple reminds me of my freshman year of college when I went to a red hat society meeting with my roommate and her grandma!
Response: Thank You for the Heart.
clutterfree rated for CF - I Love Mail on Oct 5, 2021
Comment: Jean...so good to read of your adventures and travels...I have actually been to Roscoe Village when I was a teen...I'm sure it has changed a lot! Thank you for a great swap and the cute note card tucked in. And you always find new to me flavors of drink packets for me to try!! Yummy...I truly do LOVE mail and especially from a wonderful friend! Hugs and prayers... Be blessed to be a blessing....
Response: Thank you for the Heart... Keyboard Acting uP
Comment: So sorry for the late rating!!! Thank you so much for the devotions, cards, magazines, prayers, and everything else!!!
Response: prayers daily Thank You for the Heart.
DixieDiane rated for CF: List your wishes! #2 on Sep 27, 2021
Comment: ")) What a nice surprise. I loved all of it. Thank you SO much Jean.
Response: Glad its an envie of items you can use !!! Thankyou for the Heart !!!
coleenfranks rated for Embellishments from Scraps on Sep 27, 2021
Comment: Love them, Jean. And the humming bird napkin is great too. We feed the hummers. TU for a lovely swap.
Response: this is only the second Time I have made these Embellishments from Scraps... So Thank you for your kind comment !! and for the Heart !!
Comment: ERY! ERY! Thanks for the fun chunk.
Response: **Thankyou for the Heart !!!**
jaimierandolph rated for 2021 List Pad Letter #4 on Sep 18, 2021
Comment: I received your letter today. Thank you so much for your letter and for the extra List pad sheets. I really like them and am looking forward to putting one of them in my journal. Thanks again! Hugs.
Response: Wow, wonder where it traveled that it took so long to arrive... Thank you for the Heart !!!
NRGordon rated for Chunk O Cardboard - September 2021 on Sep 18, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the chunk. Unfortunately, we don't have a Little Caesars near us any more.
Response: We have to drive into Ashtabula which is about 12miles away.. Thank you for the Heart -I love the Crust.
swolverton rated for Bible verse Notecard #13 on Sep 16, 2021
Comment: Thank you!!! Thank you so much for the verses and the Keto recipe! Im going to try it I love lemon. Thank you again!!
Response: Love Lemon too...Thank you for the Heart !!

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bostianh on Dec 1, 2021:

Matthew 6:25-34

Happy December

Rosie2766 on Dec 1, 2021:

Thank you for the RAK Christmas Card Forum Tag!! Thanks for the Chocolate Crinkle Cookies recipe!! I have been looking for a specific recipe for those cookies, and this one looks like it!!! I can't wait to try this!!!

LindaW on Nov 29, 2021:

Hard to believe that December is coming! Have a blessed month. May your mailbox be filled with colorful Christmas cards!📮

hollycm6 on Nov 20, 2021:

Thank you for the cf wta november!! The card from cbn went right onto my sideboard (and the greeting card, too!) And we will use the napkins AND the prayers!!

bluerose3 on Nov 9, 2021:

Thank you for the items from Pennsylvania Swaapers October WTA. Those little wooden clips are cute

bbsporty on Nov 3, 2021:

Thank you sooo much for the beautiful bookmark you sent from the October RAK #1. You took such care making it!

Rosie2766 on Nov 2, 2021:

Thank you so much for the beautiful fabric and ribbon fall bookmark from the RAK Only group!!! I absolutely love it!!!

yvonne401 on Nov 1, 2021:

Hi Jean! Thank you so very much for my Pennsylvania Swappers October WTA! I loved everything!



mchesser12 on Oct 27, 2021:


Hope you are doing well! I've been thinking of you and prayer for you.


purple24 on Oct 26, 2021:

Thank you for the birthday wishes on my profile. :)

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